NBA superstar LeBron James and SpringHill Entertainment co-founder Maverick Carter have revealed the new Tune Squad uniform in a brief teaser for Space Jam: A New Legacy. The sequel will see the Looney Tunes return to the court with LeBron James joining their team in a new high-stakes game of basketball. Check out the reveal below…
Space Jam: A New Legacy is the sequel to the classic 1996 live-action/animated hybrid film which saw Michael Jordan teaming with the Looney Tunes for a crucial basketball match against the Monstars. Malcolm D. Lee (Night School) is directing the new film, with James producing and starring alongside Don Cheadle (Avengers: Endgame), Sonequa Martin-Green (Star Trek: Discovery) and basketball stars Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Chris Paul, Diana Taurasi, Klay Thompson, Nneka Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike.
Would it be the Family Reunion without a special surprise?! @mavcarter gives our I Promise families the first ever look at @KingJames in his @spacejammovie ‘A New Legacy’ jersey! 👀🔥 pic.twitter.com/XsPYL1dvcU
— LeBron James Family Foundation (@LJFamFoundation) August 18, 2020
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Warner Bros. has the film slated for release on July 16th 2021, and James has recently confirmed that it remains on schedule despite the current global health crisis, with word on the animation continuing behind closed doors.
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